Ru With Scabs**pics** Please Read

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Beaky Buzzard, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. Beaky Buzzard

    Beaky Buzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

    My Roo, Buttons, has yellow scab-like things on his ears (white spots. They are rough and stick up slightly. They are dry. He is 2 years old and completely healthy except for the stress of being chased by our other little rooster quite often. He free ranges. Is this from a lack of vitamins or is it from the stress? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Sorry for the poor picture quality. I will try to post better ones tomarrow! [​IMG]

  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    He's a handsome roo, love his tie!

    I don't have answer for you though, hopefully someone will soon.
  3. karlamaria

    karlamaria Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 30, 2011
    Western montana
    That giant white thing is an ear? Or the problem? Never seen this huge ear before lol, maybe mites biting him?
  4. Beaky Buzzard

    Beaky Buzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wattles or ears or white circles or buttons whatever you want to call m sure its not mites tho. thanks.
  5. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2010
    Hollis, New Hampshire
    Quote:that's just his earlobes. rosecombs have large white earlobes. beaky, all chickens with larger earlobes get small scabs on them at one time or another. it's just the normal wear and tear of being a chicken. it will heal soon. if your worried put a little vasaline (petroleum jelly) to speed up the healing process.

    btw your rooster is adorable!
  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    He is so cute! [​IMG] But what big EARS he has!! [​IMG]
  7. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 23, 2011
    Western Australia
    my 7 month old pullet had them on her wattles
    she was fine but now shes a bit sick (not sure if the scabs have anything to do with it)

    Good Luck! hope he gets better soon

    btw i love his tie [​IMG]

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